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Find out if you can get legal aid, which can help pay for legal advice, family mediation or representation in court or at a tribunal if you can’t afford it
Legal aid helps pay for legal advice, mediation or representation in court - see if you can claim
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How to get free and confidential advice from Civil Legal Advice in England and Wales.
Controlled work form: client seeking legal help, help at court or family help (lower).
A statement of your earnings, including overtime, bonus or commission, for the last 3 months.
Includes rates calculator and guidance for claims in civil matters.
Exceptional case funding (ECF) form, provider information pack (inquests and non-inquests) and funding guidance.
Applying for criminal legal aid in the limited circumstances where the eForm cannot be used: main application form (CRM14), financial statement (CRM15) and completion guidance
Controlled work form: for when advising parents or those with parental responsibility for a child under section 31 proceedings.
Form for claiming back magistrates' and Crown Court costs.
Form for claiming back dismissed defendant's magistrates' court costs of £2000 or less (including counsels fees but excluding disbursements and VAT).
Use this letter to get evidence of any illness, physical or mental harm caused by domestic violence, if you're applying for legal aid.
Controlled work application forms: representation - CW2 (IMM), extension of disbursement limit - CW3C (IMM), review of refusal - CW4 (IMM).
Means assessment form for people on Income Support or employment benefits who want to apply for legal aid.
Forms for solicitors and advocates to claim back legal aid costs for confiscation proceedings.
Means assessment form for legal aid clients not on Income Support or other passporting benefits (also includes CIV MEANS 1P).
Sample letter to get evidence from a public authority confirming you have been assessed as being, or at risk of being, a victim of domestic violence, if you're applying for legal aid.
Form for Non-Fastrak claims for defence costs in magistrates' or Crown Court, and for cost of successful appeals against magistrates' sentence or conviction.
Financial assessment form for client requesting family mediation.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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